Bi-Lingual Special Project Coordinator (Barnes Foundation + Puentes de Salud) (Part-time)

Posted by Barnes Foundation on October 1, 2019

The Barnes Foundation is seeking a part-time Special Project Coordinator. This position provides a groundbreaking opportunity to work and learn at the intersection of education, arts/culture, and social justice. The Project Coordinator will be responsible for the day-to-day site coordination and relationship building with PreK children ages 3-5, their families, and teaching artists to ensure smooth participation in the Barnes/Puentes grant-funded initiative, Bridges to the Arts / Puentes a las Artes. This includes school and community site logistics, family/child registrations and attendance, coordination of multi-site staff, and student/family support.

This position will work with project team leaders to build strong connection among Southwark Elementary School, Puentes de Salud, and the Barnes Foundation. This position is part-time hourly and averages 20 hrs/wk from early January through the end of June 2019. Coordinator must be available 12:30-5:30 Tuesdays and Thursdays and one Sunday per month. Project Team Meetings occur once per week. Flexible schedule outside of programming time.

The Barnes Foundation and Puentes de Salud are Partners in Puentes a las Artes/Bridges to the Arts, a project that supports PreK ELL/ESL children, ages 3-5 from South Philadelphia’s Latino immigrant community. The Project objective is to develop early cognitive, linguistic, and visual literacy skills through an art-based curriculum and museum access. This project will include bi-literacy after-school instruction, museum and community-based workshops, and programming to engage families/caregivers as children’s first and most important teachers.

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